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Obama Wants More Green Jobs? Let’s Start with Hemp

Alternet | Hemp could bring back sorely needed employment in the American heartland. But the drug warriors stand in the way.

ALERT: All Of The Money In Your Bank Account Could Disappear In A Single Moment

The Economic Collapse | What would you do if you logged in to your bank account someday and it showed that you had a zero balance and your bank had no record that you ever had any money in your account?

How Digital Technology Has Helped Unleash a Devastating New Era of Propaganda

Alter Net | “Propaganda always wins,” said Leni Riefenstahl, “if you allow it.”

Report: West Coast Children Hit With Thyroid Problems Following Fukushima

Intellihub | Still think that the Fukushima nuclear meltdown of 2011 never affected the US public?

Syria conflict drawing hundreds of jihadists from Europe, says report

The Guardian | Up to 600 people from 14 European countries have taken part in fighting since 2011, finds King’s College study

The Forgotten Wounded of Iraq

Truthdig | Young men and women who have been wounded in the war in Iraq have been coming home now for almost three years, flooding veterans hospitals all across the country. Paraplegics, amputees, burn victims, the blinded and maimed, shocked and stunned, brain-damaged and psychologically stressed.

Why I Fear the Aryan Brotherhood—and You Should, Too

Daily Beast | Law enforcement officers may have a real problem on their hands. They’re being tight-lipped about it, but it’s something they should have been aware of for decades. They had to see it coming.

Prosecutor Cited Security As Reason For Withdrawing From Aryan Brotherhood Of Texas Case

TPM | Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Hileman, who has withdrawn from a large federal racketeering case against alleged members of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas prison gang, cited “security reasons”

What We Are Now Seeing Is Unprecedented In World History

King World News | The chaos we are seeing right now is unprecedented in world history. Greyerz, who is founder of Matterhorn Asset Management out of Switzerland, cautioned “The confluence of these cycles will cause unimaginable turmoil in the future.”

The Last Letter: A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran

Truthdig | “You may evade justice but in our eyes you are each guilty of egregious war crimes, of plunder and, finally, of murder, including the murder of thousands of young Americans—my fellow veterans—whose future you stole.”

There’s a Whole Class of Treasonous ‘Intellectuals’ in America, Always Ready to Shill on Behalf of the Powerful

Alternet | The rewriting of history by the power elite was painfully evident as the nation marked the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War.

Scientists Claim 40% of Population Infected with “Mind Control Parasite”

Intellihub | There is a single-celled parasite called Toxoplasma gondii, which is found in domestic cats, and is estimated to infect 350,000 people a year in Britain.

North Korea ‘burning with hatred’ for US after stealth bomber missions

The Telegraph | North Korea claimed its people were “burning with hatred” for the US after Washington confirmed it had flown B-2 stealth bomber “deterrence” missions over South Korea.

UN’s Ban Recommends Putting 11,200 Peacekeepers in Mali

Bloomberg | United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon recommended that as many as 11,200 United Nations peacekeepers and a special counterterrorist unit be deployed to Mali

Next Stop New York: Wealthy Russians Move Millions from Cyprus to US

The Guardian | Manhattan real estate feels benefit from Europe’s financial crisis as city becomes a money haven for Russians with cash to protect

Erdogan’s Grand Vision: Rise and Decline

World Affairs Journal | Would Turkey be a moderating influence on political Islam, in particular on the Muslim Brotherhood parties now dominant in much of the new Middle East?

Europe Reels In Shock As Politician Tells The Truth

Forbes | Europe Reels In Shock As Politician Tells The Truth

Brain Scan Predicts Whether Convicts Will Re-Offend: Welcome To The Sci-Fi Future

Popsci | Activity in one very particular part of the brain shows a high correlation with recidivism.

Russia’s new Middle East energy game

The Commentator | Moscow won’t jeopardize its new deeply strategic energy partnership with its Israeli-Greek Cypriot ‘Western’ partners. Where does that leave Iran?

Afghans ready to exploit country’s massive mineral wealth

Stratrisks | Afghanistan plans to put four or five oil and gas extraction and minerals mining projects out to tender for development this year, as the strife-ridden country reaches out to investors to help develop its vast resources.